Immediately, the basketball world rushed to criticize the team’s old age and lackadaisical play.
This season, however, the Lakers have the opportunity to prove the doubters wrong under new coach Mike Brown.
In order for all to see that the Lakers are truly back and determined to win a title, the team must perform well early in the season, specifically in their first 10 regular season games.
Will they perform up to their maximum potential, or will they disappoint like they did last season?
Here, you will find out, as I predict the Lakers wins and losses in their first 10 games.
Note: All predictions were made based on the assumption that the Lakers maintain their current roster.